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Conference Abstracts

(*Dr. Chen Li is the corresponding author)

(Dr. Chen Li’s students and postdocs at JHU)

  1. Othayoth R, Thoms G, *Li C (2019), Animals and robots vibrate to explore locomotion energy landscapes to make locomotor transitions, Integrative and Comparative Biology 59 (to appear)
  2. Xuan Q, Othayoth R, *Li C (2019), In silico experiments reveal the importance of randomness of motions in cockroach’s winged self-righting, Integrative and Comparative Biology 59 (to appear)
  3. Gart SW, Fu Q, Mitchel TW, *Li C (2019), Snakes use an adaptive, partitioned gait to traverse large steps and inspire a snake robot, Integrative and Comparative Biology 59 (to appear)
  4. Fu Q, *Li C (2019), Body compliance helps snakes traverse large step obstacles, Integrative and Comparative Biology 59 (to appear)
  5. Othayoth R, Thoms G, Xuan Q, *Li C (2018), Vibration helps robots explore locomotion energy landscapes and transition to more favorable locomotor modes, Robotics: Science & Systems conference Abstract
  6. Han Y, Wang Y, *Li C (2018) Legged robots use terradynamic shapes and adjust legs to escape obstacles and traverse cluttered terrain, Robotics: Science & Systems conference Abstract
  7. Fu Q, Gart SW, Mitchel TW, *Li C (2018), A novel, adaptive, partitioned gait of biological snakes helps snake robots traverse a large step, Robotics: Science & Systems conference (poster) Abstract
  8. Han Y, Wang Y, *Li C (2018) Locomotion energy landscape guides the design of legged robot gait for traversing large obstacles, Robotics: Science & Systems conference (poster) Abstract
  9. Gart SW, Yan C, Othayoth R, Ren Z, *Li C (2018) Active tail helps legged robots dynamically traverse large gap and bump obstacles, Robotics: Science & Systems conference (poster) Abstract
  10. Othayoth R, Thoms G, Xuan Q, Ren Z, *Li C (2018), Locomotion energy landscapes to understand animal locomotor transitions in 3-D multi-component terrains, 18th U.S. National Congress for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Abstract
  11. Mitchel TW, Xuan Q, Kim JS, Chirikjian GS, *Li C (2018), A novel 3-D full body model of snake locomotion in complex 3-D terrains, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 63 Abstract
  12. Othayoth R, *Li C (2018), Insects change locomotion modes to traverse 3-D obstacles with varied potential energy barriers, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 63 Abstract
  13. Ren Z, Othayoth R, *Li C (2018), Legged robots change locomotor modes to traverse 3-D obstacles with varied stiffness, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 63 Abstract
  14. Fu Q, Mitchel TW, Yi N, Gart SW, *Li C (2018), Snake robot’s poor 3-D obstacle traversal reveals snake’s better stability mechanisms, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 63 Abstract
  15. Mitchel TW, Gart SW, Kim JS, Chirikjian GS, *Li C, Snakes traversing large step obstacles: kinematics and mechanics, Integrative and Comparative Biology 58 Abstract
  16. Gart SW, Mitchel TW, *Li C (2018), Snakes traversing large step obstacles: behavior, gait, and performance, Integrative and Comparative Biology 58 Abstract
  17. Othayoth R, *Li C (2018), Cockroaches change locomotor modes to traverse beam obstacles of varied stiffness, Integrative and Comparative Biology 58 Abstract
  18. Han Y, *Li C (2018), Cockroach and robot locomotion reveals the need to integrate sensory feedback with body mechanics to traverse complex 3-D terrains, Integrative and Comparative Biology 58 Abstract
  19. Thoms G, *Li C (2018), Body vibrations induced by legged locomotion help traverse complex 3-D obstacles, Integrative and Comparative Biology 58 Abstract
  20. Gart SW, Winey N, Obert RDLT, *Li C (2017), Dynamic traversal of high bumps and large gaps by a small legged robot, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 62 Abstract
  21. Othayoth R, Xuan Q, *Li C (2017), Induced vibrations increase performance of a winged self-righting robot, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 62 Abstract
  22. Han Y, Wang Z, *Li C (2017), Body shape helps legged robots climb and turn in complex 3-D terrains, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 62 Abstract
  23. Thoms G, Yu S, Kang Y, *Li C (2017), Induced vibrations facilitate traversal of cluttered obstacles, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 62 Abstract
  24. Gart SW, *Li C (2017), Dynamic traversal of large gaps and high bumps by cockroaches, Integrative and Comparative Biology 57 Abstract
  25. Othayoth R, Xuan Q, *Li C (2017), Leg vibrations help cockroaches self-right using wings, Integrative and Comparative Biology 57 Abstract
  26. Han Y, Luo Y, Bi J, *Li C (2017) Body shape affects yaw and pitch motions of insects traversing complex 3-D terrains, Integrative and Comparative Biology 57 Abstract
  27. *Li C, Fearing RS, Full RJ (2016). Cockroaches inspire exoskeletal shells and wings that help robots traverse obstacles and self-right, International Congress of Entomology Abstract
  28. *Li C, Fearing RS, Full RJ (2016). Obstacle traversal and self-righting of bio-inspired robots reveal the physics of multi-modal locomotion, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 61 Abstract
  29. *Li C, Tian R, Porter W, Hammond Z, Strachan-Olson D, Kooker AW, Olivas J, Kessens CC, Jayaram K, Fearing RS, Full RJ (2016). Cockroach-inspired self-righting robots, Integrative and Comparative Biology 56 Abstract
  30. *Li C, Wöhrl T, Lam HK, Full RJ (2015). Self-righting behavior of cockroaches, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 60 Abstract
  31. *Li C, Wöhrl T, Lam HK, Full RJ (2015). Fast, flipping cockroaches: dynamic, self-righting behavior, Integrative and Comparative Biology 55 Abstract
  32. *Li C, Pullin AO, Haldane DW, Fearing RS, Full RJ (2014). Shape-assisted body reorientation enhances trafficability through cluttered terrain, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 59 Abstract
  33. *Li C, Fearing RS, Full RJ (2014). Insects traversing grass-like vertical compliant beams, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 58 Abstract
  34. *Li C, Full RJ (2014). Insects traversing grass-like vertical compliant beams, Integrative and Comparative Biology 54 Abstract
  35. Li C, Hsieh ST, Umbanhowar PB, Goldman DI (2013). Rapid locomotion of a small lizard on sand requires fluid-like ground reaction forces, Integrative and Comparative Biology 53 Abstract
  36. Zhang T, Li C, Goldman DI (2013). Using terradynamics to understand the role of limb morphology in legged locomotion on granular media, Integrative and Comparative Biology 53 Abstract
  37. Zhang T, Li C, Goldman DI (2013). A resistive force model for complex intrusion in granular media, Society of Engineering Science 50th Annual Technical Meeting Abstract
  38. Zhang T, Li C, Goldman DI (2013). Resistive Force Theory Predicts Locomotion of a Legged Robot On Granular Media, ASA, CSSA, & SSSA International Annual Meetings Abstract
  39. Li C, Goldman DI (2012). Towards a terramechanics for legged locomotion on granular media, Integrative and Comparative Biology 52 Abstract
  40. Li C, Hsieh ST, Umbanhowar PB, Goldman, D.I. (2012). Impact and intrusion of the foot of a lizard running rapidly on sand, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 57 Abstract
  41. Zhang T, Li C, Goldman DI (2012). A resistive force model for complex intrusion in granular media, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 57 Abstract
  42. Qian F, Li C, Umbanhowar PB, Goldman DI (2012). Robot locomotion on weak ground, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 57 Abstract
  43. Qian F, Zhang T, Li C, Shen J, Hoover AM, Birkmeyer P, Pullin A, Fearing RS, Goldman DI, Masarati P. (2012), Legged locomotion of a bio-inspired lightweight robot on granular media, Integrative and Comparative Biology 52 Abstract
  44. Qian F, Zhang T, Shen J, Li C, Hoover AM, Birkmeyer P, Fearing RS, Goldman DI (2011), Lightweight robot locomotion on granular media, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 56 Abstract
  45. Li C, Lau L.K, Hsieh ST, Umbanhowar PB, Goldman DI (2011). The effect of substrate properties on hind foot use during locomotion of the zebra-tailed lizard, Integrative and Comparative Biology 51 Abstract
  46. Li C, Hsieh ST, Umbanhowar PB, Goldman DI (2011). Multi-functional use of the elongate hind foot of the zebra-tailed lizard during running on different substrates, American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting Abstract
  47. Li C, Umbahnowar PB, Goldman DI (2010). The effects of limb kinematics on the motion of a legged robot on sand, Integrative and Comparative Biology 50 Abstract
  48. Li C, Ding Y, Umbahnowar PB, Goldman DI (2010). Force generation during rotational intrusion into granular media, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 55 Abstract
  49. Li C, Umbanhowar PB, Komsuoglu H, Koditschek DE, Goldman DI (2009). Enhancement of legged robot speed on granular media using kinematics which promote solidification, Integrative and Comparative Biology 49 (Best Student Paper in DCB at SICB 2009) Abstract
  50. Li C, Umbanhowar PB, Komsuoglu H, Koditschek DE, Goldman DI (2009). Legged locomotion on sand, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 55 Abstract
  51. Ding Y, Maladen RD, Li C, Goldman DI (2009). Resistive force theory for sand swimming, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 54 Abstract
  52. Goldman DI, Maladen RD, Li C, Ding Y (2009). Undulatory swimming of a sandfish lizard in granular media, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 54 Abstract

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